Disney Channels Announces 2010-2011 Lineup

The Avengers, a new Phineas and Ferb movie and Tron are all coming to Disney Channels Worldwide. Gary Marsh, president of entertainment and chief creative officer for Disney Channels ... Continue Reading →

Cooperstein Heads L.A.-Based Toonz Distribution Arm

India-based Toonz Animation has opened a new distribution division in Los Angeles that will specialize in worldwide sales of its feature films, TV series and direct-to-video animation. The ... Continue Reading →

Producer Simon to Develop B.C., Wizard of Id

Animation producer Mark Simon has reached a deal with the estate of late comic strip creator Johnny Hart to develop, pitch and produce feature movies and TV series based on the strips ... Continue Reading →

Disney Offers Ptex on New Open-Source Site

Walt Disney Animation Studios has created an open-technology web site, with the texture-mapping application Ptex being its first offering. Ptex was developed by WDAS principal software ... Continue Reading →

Cable Systems Offer Oscar Shorts on Demand

The Oscar-nominated short films are coming to cable. Both the animated and live-action nominees will be made available starting March 3 for viewing on the Movies On Demand service on ... Continue Reading →

Stiller and Taylor Guest Star on Phineas and Ferb

Ben Stiller and Christine Taylor have provided guest voices for an episode of Phineas and Ferb airing March 8 on Disney XD. The husband-and-wife team appeared on the show because their ... Continue Reading →

Preschool Campaign Anchors Dora 10th Anniversary Plans

It’s been 10 years since Dora the Explorer first aired, and Nickelodeon is celebrating the landmark anniversary with a new campaign that champions school readiness for preschoolers ... Continue Reading →

Second Season of Iron Man: Armored Adventures Ordered

Get ready for more Iron Man. A second season of the Nicktoons hit series Iron Man: Armored Adventures has been ordered, to be produced by DQE, Marvel Animation and Method Animation. The ... Continue Reading →

Aardman’s Timmy Appears in Preschool Campaign

The star of Aardman’s animated preschool series Timmy Time has become an ambassador for the Pre-school Learning Alliance, a British charity specializing in early-years education ... Continue Reading →

Animators Join in CalArts CAP Program

Henry Selick, director of the Oscar-nominated animated feature Coraline, will be among the animation ambassadors taking part in CalArts’ Community Arts Partnership’s 20th ... Continue Reading →